Twenty Public Safety Officials to be Honored at Chamber’s Public Safety Breakfast

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 30, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will honor twenty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, and Firefighters at their 22nd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast.

The event will be held on Friday, July 14 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Heritage Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg.

This year we will recognize public safety officials from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Montgomery County Police 5th & 6th Districts and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue in following categories: Medal of Valor, Citation for Bravery, Distinguished Service Citation and Meritorious Service Citation.

The Annual Public Safety Awards honor the Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, and Emergency Service professionals protecting the Upcounty of Montgomery County, Maryland. They protect our homes, businesses, schools, and families every day. Each year we celebrate their achievements, outstanding service, and commitment to the community. The awards program provides the business community with an opportunity to publicly thank those who help maintain the quality of life in the Gaithersburg and Germantown areas.

This is one of the most important events we do each year. Our public safety personnel work very hard day in and day out to keep our community safe. The very least we can do is to honor them once a year,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive Director.

We invite local businesses, elected & public safety officials & to come and join us as we recognize the heroic deeds of our local law enforcement and fire-rescue workers. These men and women go above and beyond the call of duty to serve our local community and we want them to know we appreciate them and their hard work.

For the tenth year in a row, Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling is the Title Sponsor of the event. For more than 40 years, Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling craftsmanship and care has helped families and businesses overcome the devastating setbacks inflicted by fire, flood and wind.

Tickets for this event are $35 for Members and $60 for Non-Members. Please visit our website,, for further details.

***All Members of the Media are encouraged to attend. ****